stage III renal cell cancer

Pronunciation: (... REE-nul sel KAN-ser)

(1) The tumor is any size and cancer is found only in the kidney and in 1 or more nearby lymph nodes; or (2) cancer is found in the main blood vessels of the kidney or in the layer of fatty tissue around the kidney. Cancer may be found in 1 or more nearby lymph nodes. Also called stage III kidney cancer.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2005-04-23 Date last modified: 2010-09-09Renal Cell Cancer TreatmentTratamiento del cáncer de células renales